Is it good to drink carrot juice every morning?
This entry was posted on April 25, 2017.
Freshly squeezed juices are one of the greatest blessings we have today, they are a great way of getting all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals in an exciting new way. They have tons of benefits and juices containing more than one fruit or vegetable allow you to reap the benefits of multiple ingredients at the same time, in one glass. Though you may find many such foods that are later turned into juices, today we’ll be discussing one of the most popular vegetable juices in the world. The carrot juice.
Carrots are one of the most well known vegetables in the world, and also one of the most consumed. So much so that they are the favorite food for the famous cartoon character Bugs Bunny. In juice form they hold tons of benefits for you, lets look at some of them in detail.
Lets start with the well known, we all know that Carrots are an abundant source of Vitamin A, which in turn is great for improving your eye sight. But that is not all what Carrots have, they are rich in three nutrients named beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. These nutrients in combination with Vitamin A become a powerhouse to improve your eyesight, and help reduce age-related vision loss.
Carotenoids, found in carrots and other orange vegetables, are potent antioxidants that can help reduce your risk of various forms of temporary illnesses and serious chronic diseases. Carrots and carrot juice benefit the immune system by helping to defend the body from free radical damage, harmful bacteria, viruses and inflammation.
Helps against Cancer:
We have just talked about the antioxidants found in carrots, they can help fiht against free radicals in the body, in simpler words they are helpful against cancer. In many studies, carrot juice was given to the patient suffering from cancer in addition to normal treatment. The result was that in many instances, the cancer had stopped growing, in addition to providing the patient with the necessary nutrients, vitamins and minerals to strengthen the body to withstand the treatment against cancer. By drinking the carrot juice daily, you’re not only preventing cancer from taking hold, you’re also strengthening your body to fight against it in the event that it does come up.
When you drinking carrot juice daily, your body is getting all these benefits; not only is it a great way to start your day, but you’re strengthening your body against various ailments and conditions. Here is a simple recipe that you can use to drink carrot juice. It combines carrots with oranges, which is a classic combination as juices go, here is how you do it:
- 2 pounds of organic carrots, trimmed and scrubbed.
- 8 organic oranges, peeled.
It takes only two ingredients but those two simple ingredients turn this juice into a powerhouse of vitamins and nutrients. It’ll take you a couple of minutes doing the scrubbing and peeling, but once that done, you need a juicer for the next step. Simply put the ingredients in the juicer and collect the juice in a large glass. Served chilled for maximum enjoyment.